Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Industries minister Mukesh Agnihotri on Wednesday said that Virbhadra Singh would be the Chief Minister for the record 7th time in the state polls.
Published 23-Mar-2017 11:21 IST
Chamba: A local court on Tuesday sentenced two persons to 13 years' rigorous imprisonment for carrying nearly 3 kgs of charas in a vehicle.
Published 22-Mar-2017 08:36 IST
Shimla: Four persons were killed and another was seriously injured when their car rolled down into a deep gorge near Solan, 40 km from here on Tuesday. The accident took place when the driver lost control over the vehicle after he failed to negotiate a sharp curve, police said.
Published 22-Mar-2017 08:52 IST
Shimla: More than 80 per cent of informal economic activities, especially in the retail sector, will be brought into formal economy through digitalisation and cash-less transactions, Union minister J P Nadda said on Sunday.
Published 20-Mar-2017 08:25 IST
Shimla: The Shimla Municipal Corporation (SMC) has prepared proposals-worth Rs 2,906 crore for transforming the state capital into a "Smart city".
Published 19-Mar-2017 06:56 IST
Shimla: There is nothing wrong with Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) but after the one sided victory of BJP in UP and Uttarakhand, doubts have been raised over the "chip" that is used in them, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said on Saturday.
Published 18-Mar-2017 20:46 IST
Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh capital is adaptable for tapping rooftop solar energy and it will be a profitable venture, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said on Saturday. He said the remote district of Lahaul-Spiti also has enormous potential for generation of solar power and the state will soon takeMore
Published 18-Mar-2017 20:38 IST
Shimla: Tourist footfalls in the picturesque, remote Lahaul Valley in Himachal Pradesh will spike with the construction of the 8.8-km horseshoe shaped Rohtang tunnel, an engineering marvel, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh informed the assembly on Thursday.
Published 16-Mar-2017 15:35 IST
Shimla: The Himachal legislative assembly on Wednesday witnessed a heated debate between the ruling Congress and opposition BJP over land allotted to yoga guru Baba Ramdev in Solan district for setting up a branch of Patanjali Yogpeeth.
Published 15-Mar-2017 20:03 IST
Shimla: Himachal Pradesh has 63 officials with doubtful integrity and 27 of them are posted in sensitive posts, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said on Tuesday.
Published 14-Mar-2017 20:18 IST
Shimla: The heritage steam engine of about 112-year old is becoming the preference of foreign tourists in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla. A group of nearly 30 tourists from United Kingdom travelled through this steam engine on Monday. The northern railway is offering the steam engine travel on booking byMore
Published 13-Mar-2017 20:56 IST | Updated 22:03 IST
Shimla: Avalanche threat loomed large over high-altitude areas of Himachal Pradesh as several parts in mid and higher hills of the state experienced fresh snowfall.
Published 12-Mar-2017 09:24 IST
Shimla:Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday congratulated Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh for the party's win in the Assmebly elections.
Published 12-Mar-2017 07:03 IST
Shimla: Two labourers digging a pit at a construction site on Rajgarh road near Solan were buried alive after a huge mound of earth fell on them this evening, police said.
Published 12-Mar-2017 06:49 IST
Shimla: After a long break, popular tourist resorts in Himachal Pradesh on Friday got fresh snow, pushing down the mercury by several notches. Hoteliers, however, cheered up in the hope that tourists will converge in large numbers during the three-day weekend that ends with Holi on Monday.
Published 10-Mar-2017 11:19 IST
New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday fixed April 11 to hear arguments on charges against Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) agent Anand Chauhan in a disproportionate assets case involving Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.
Published 08-Mar-2017 16:00 IST
Shimla: A legislator in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly on Thursday demanded that the government declare stray dogs as "vermin" but it rejected the request, saying dogs are very close to humans and cannot be compared to monkeys.
Published 03-Mar-2017 08:23 IST | Updated 10:09 IST
Shimla: A moderate intensity tremor rocked Himachal Pradesh on Thursday, while authorities said no loss of life or damage to property has been reported from anywhere so far.
Published 02-Mar-2017 08:35 IST
Jalandhar: Armies of India and Oman will conduct their second joint exercise "Al Nagah-II 2017" from March 6 at Bakloh in Himachal Pradesh.
Published 01-Mar-2017 17:06 IST
Shimla: Cold conditions revived in several parts of Himachal Pradesh as high altitude tribal areas and other higher hills had another spell of moderate snowfall while mid and lower hills experienced widespread rains. Several areas of the state were lashed by thunderstorm, followed by rains and sleetMore
Published 20-Feb-2017 15:39 IST

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